How To Run or Access Kik Messenger App Through Your PC/Mac?
Kik has been around for quite long as of now and it is perhaps the most interesting and socially engaging apps available now. Kik messenger is fused with incredible and innovative features. Just like other messaging apps, Kik too is best known for messaging friends individually or texting them in a group.
Kik here is different from others as it never asks for a number verification. And this is why Kik is able to garner millions of users from all parts of the world. Although it is not quite popular in the category of messaging services but it still manages to come to close to other apps like Facebook and Messenger.
Kik is an instant messenger software application used to send messages, photos, videos and works on secure internet connection. The main thing that adds to its popularity is the user anonymity, i.e it keeps the records of the user confidential.
But still, is the main point of attraction that makes it different from other messaging features. While registering for Kik, it only asks you to enter your name, date of birth and e-mail address. It never asks you to enter your phone number and this is the key feature that makes it different.
Before learning how to run KIK app on PC/Mac, let’s know how and when Kik came into existence.
KiK: The Beginning
There are certain things about Kik that you must know before you go ahead and start using it on your PC or Mac.
Back in 2009, a group of students from University of Canada started Kik Interactive, with the motive of creating latest technologies for smartphones.
And in 2010 under Kik Interactive, Kik Messenger became their first product and also the most successful one to date by reaching one million users within the first 15 days of its launch.
Today, almost 300 million users are using this app. Kik has added newly promoted chats which use bots to converse with other people. Bot basically means a conversation in which are doing something without chatting with that person. Suppose you are ordering food, then you directly order from a particular food website without talking to a particular person. Kik allows us to send as many messages without worrying about the phone bills. The other feature about this app is that it can run on any device whether it is Android or Mac. In 2014 kik along with the interaction of Sony Music got the smarties award for the Song One direction.
KIK MESSAGING ONLINE WITHOUT DOWNLOADING ON PC
Have you ever thought of using Kik online without downloading on PC? I also never thought that we can do so, but after meeting with one of my friends I got to know about using Kik online without downloading its app. So here I am here with this article that would tell you about this. But first of all, we have to know what is Kik online login and how it can be done? Do you know about Manymo? .No? Well, It is an android emulator that allows the user to use any app through their online services. However, to use Many ones must download and sign up to access Kik messaging online. This android emulator is free and after downloading it we can directly access the Kik messaging app. But before this, first of all, we must download the Kik messaging app file. After we have downloaded the apk file, we have to sign up for Manymo using the username and password. The downloaded apk is uploaded in the emulator and then click on launch app button. Now you are ready to use this messaging app.
There are some other emulators through which you can access Kik messaging. Bluestack and Android are some of the trusted emulators, but the most trusted are Android. First of all, we will download Android and after downloading we will install the emulator on our device. It will ask you to follow the instructions and then accept the permission. After we have accepted the permission, then we have to login into our Google account. As we have a login, our account will be synced and then we can easily download and install this messaging app.
The Kik messaging is unique from another messaging app as it doesn’t charge anything from the user. We can connect to anyone across the globe, and it contains many interactive features for the users. Kik supports many social platforms which mean we can easily share images and videos through Facebook, Instagram.
In MAC one cannot use the emulator like Android, Bluestack for using Kik app. Manymo is the emulator through which we can access to Kik messaging app. However, we have on other way, and that is to download Windows on MAC through Bootcamp. One must also have a Windows install disk to download Windows on MAC.
Currently, Livingston is the CEO of Kik. Now it competes with Facebook and other social networking sites. In 2005 he along with some other students of the University of Waterloo created this app.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION AND ANSWERS
Q1. HOW IS SAFE KIK MESSAGING?
The best feature of this app is anonymity, which means it keeps and the record of the user confidential. Also while registering it doesn’t ask for a phone number which makes it unique from any other app.
Q2. WHAT IS THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND KIK MESSAGING?
The technology that this app is using is XMPP.
Q3. WHY ISN’T KIK AVAILABLE IN DESKTOP?
Kik messaging app is designed for the mobile platforms and is different from the desktop platform. However one can also run the app on PC by downloading emulators.There are many emulators which can bear useful, and they are Android, Bluestacks and much more.
Q4. CAN ONE CALL THROUGH KIK MESSAGING?
Well, the answer is no. It is a text messaging app which is used to send texts, images, and videos through this app. However, there are many apps through which we can do video chat, and they are Whatsapp, Skype.